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http://www.weforum.org/ What lies ahead for the global economy in 2017? - Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, USA - Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom - Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC - Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance of Germany Chaired by - Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ A conversation with Alibaba founder Jack Ma on the future of online trade and globalization - Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group, People's Republic of China; Young Global Leader Alumnus Interviewed by - Andrew R. Sorkin, Editor-at-Large; Columnist, New York Times, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus
http://www.weforum.org/ As business opportunities for artificial intelligence multiply, how can industry leaders design the principles and technical standards into their products that benefit society as a whole? - Ron Gutman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HealthTap, USA - Joichi Ito, Director, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA - Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, USA - Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation, USA Moderated by - Robert F. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ What are the top issues on the global economic agenda and how will they be addressed in the year ahead? On the agenda: - Rising income inequality and declining productivity - Divergence in monetary policies among major economies - Build-up of sovereign and corporate debt Speakers: · Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting of India. · Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan. · Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. · George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom. · Tidjane Thiam, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse, Switzerland. Chaired by Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial....
Every year since 1971 the world's elite have gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. What started as a small conference about management has ballooned into a famously exclusive gathering of business people, academics, and government officials. The stated goals of the non-profit World Economic Forum are noble: the conference is organized around the principle that business leaders should work with leaders of government to address the world's problems. But for many, the problem with Davos is rooted in exactly that premise. Critics point out that it’s big corporations, and their wealthy CEOs, that have lobbied for years against higher taxation of corporate profits and better regulation. While some of the world's wealthiest have become advocates against ...
http://www.weforum.org/ What is needed from the public and private sectors to ensure that the Fourth Industrial Revolution benefits all of humanity? - Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, India - Mary Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company, USA - Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus - Shu Yinbiao, Chairman, State Grid Corporation of China, People's Republic of China - Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, USA Chaired by - Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ A conversation with philosopher and best-selling author Michael Sandel on the moral predicament of democratic capitalism, and where to go from here - Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University, USA Interviewed by - Gillian R. Tett, Managing Editor, US, Financial Times, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ How can Europe overcome its divisions and forge a common path forward? - Ana Botín, Group Executive Chairman, Banco Santander, Spain - Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands - Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament (2012-2017) - Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President, Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, European Commission, Brussels Chaired by - Maurice Lévy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Groupe, France
http://www.weforum.org/ A conversation with musician and Crystal Award winner Shakira on changing lives through early childhood education. - Shakira Mebarak, UNICEF Global Ambassador; Founder, Pies Descalzos Foundation, Colombia Interviewed by - Prannoy Roy, Founder and Executive Co-Chairperson, New Delhi Television (NDTV), India
http://www.weforum.org/ Join a conversation on the priorities, challenges and opportunities for the incoming government of the United States. - Anthony Scaramucci, Assistant to the President-Elect and Director of Public Liaison, Office of the President-Elect of the United States of America Moderated by - Philipp Rösler, Head, Regional and Government Engagement, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/ A conversation with Google founder Sergey Brin on leadership, entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. - Sergey Brin, Founder, Bayshore Global Management, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus Chaired by - Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/ The 2017 Crystal Award honours artists whose important contributions are improving the state of the world and who best represent the “spirit of Davos”. With - Shakira Mebarak, UNICEF Global Ambassador; Founder, Pies Descalzos Foundation, Colombia - Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violinist, Germany - Forest Whitaker, Social Activist and Sustainable Development Goals Advocate, Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, USA Chaired by - Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Switzerland
Presenter (Eric Idle): Good evening. Tonight is indeed
a unique occasion in the history of television. We are
very privileged, and deeply honoured to have with us in
the studio, Karl Marx, founder of modern socialism, and
author of the 'Communist Manifesto'. (Karl Marx is
sitting at a desk; he nods) Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov,
better known to the world as Lenin, leader of the
Russian Revolution, writer, statesman, and father of
modern communism. (shot of Lenin also at desk; he nods)
Che Guevara, the Cuban guerrilla leader. (shot of
Guevara) And Mao Tse-tung, leader of the Chinese
Communist Party since 1949. (shot of Mao; the presenter
picks up a card) And the first question is for you,
Karl Marx. The Hammers - the Hammers is the nickname of
what English football team? 'the Hammers? (shot of Karl
Marx furrowing his brow- obviously he hasn't a clue)
No? Well bad luck there, Karl. So we'll go onto you
Che. Che Guevara - Coventry City last won the FA Cup in
what year? (cut to Che looking equally dumbfounded) No?
I'll throw it open. Coventry City last won the FA Cup
in what year? (they all look blank) No? Well, I'm not
surprised you didn't get that. It was in fact a trick
question. Coventry City have never won the FA Cup. So
with the scores all equal now we go onto our second
round, and Lenin it's your starter for ten. Teddy
Johnson and Pearl Carr won the Eurovision Song Contest
in 1959. What was the name of the song? ... Teddy
Johnson and Pearl Carr's song in the 1959 Eurovision
Song Contest? Anybody? (buzzer goes as in 'University
Challenge'.' zoom in on Mao Tse-tung) Yes, Mao Tse-
Mao Tse-tung: 'Sing Little Birdie'?
Presenter: Yes it was indeed. Well challenged.
(applause) Well now we come on to our special gift
section. The contestant is Karl Marx and the prize this
week is a beautiful lounge suite. (curtains behind the
presenter sweep open to reveal a beautiful lounge
suite; ternfic audience applause; Karl comes out and
stands in front of this display) Now Karl has elected
to, answer questions on the workers' control of
factories so here we go with question number one. Are
you nervous? (Karl nods his head; the presenter reads
from a card) The development of the industrial
proletariat is conditioned by what other development?
Karl: The development of the industrial bourgeoisie.
Presenter: Yes, yes, it is indeed. You're on your way
to the lounge suite, Karl. Question number two. The
struggle of class against class is a what struggle? A
Karl: A political struggle.
Presenter: Yes, yes! One final question Karl and the
beautiful lounge suite will be yours... Are you going
to have a go? (Karl nods) You're a brave man. Karl
Marx, your final question, who won the Cup Final in
Karl: The workers' control of the means of production?
The struggle of the urban proletariat?
Presenter: No. It was in fact, Wolverhampton Wanderers
who beat Leicester 3-1.
(Cut to stock film of goal bring scored in a big
football match. Roar from crowd. Stock footage of
football crowds cheering.)
Voice Over: and CAPTION: 'IN "WORLD FORUM" TODAY: KARL
MARX, CHE GUEVARA, LENIN AND MAO TSE-TUNG. NEXT WEEK,
FOUR LEADING HEADS OF STATE OF THE AFRO-ASIAN NATIONS